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Next week's economics: 17-21 September

Chris Dillow

Chris Dillow
Next week's economics: 17-21 September

Chancellor Philip Hammond has room for a fiscal giveaway in his autumn Budget. This could well be the reaction to Friday’s public finance numbers. These could show that net borrowing so far this financial year has been well below last year’s £25.5bn, putting the government on course to undershoot the OBR’s forecast of a £37.1bn deficit for 2018-19.

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